News: Legal

Judge finds True Group Chief Executive mismanaged closures of Malaysia and Thai gyms

Months before the impending closures of True Group fitness chains in Malaysia and Thailand in June 2017, then Chief Executive Patrick John Wee Ewe Seng was still allowing the sale of new…

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Jul 11, 2022 Finance / Fitness / Legal / Wellness /


Live Nation Philippines threatens ‘legal action’ over unauthorised selling of Manila concert tickets

Promoter Live Nation Philippines has announced that it will be taking “legal action” over the alleged unauthorised selling of tickets for K-pop act SEVENTEEN‘s upcoming…

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Jul 9, 2022 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing /


New Xplor technologies backs personalisation of Fitness Experiences

Xplor Technologies has announced the launch of TrueCoach Partner Perks, a new program from Xplor's TrueCoach coaching software that offers exclusive access to discounted certifications,…

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Jul 4, 2022 Fitness / Legal / Marketing / Technology / Wellness /


F45 caught trademarking Bodyfit name after Federal Court loss

EXCLUSIVE: Leading functional training brand F45’s ongoing competitive interactions with rival brand Body Fit Training (BFT), has seen F45 it make trademark applications for the word…

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Jun 21, 2022 ByNigel Benton Fitness / Legal / Marketing / Technology /


New FINA policy effectively bans transgender athletes from competing in women’s swimming events

World aquatics body FINA has agreed new policies that will effectively prevent transgender athletes from competing in women’s events. Meeting on Sunday in the Hungarian capital of…

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Jun 20, 2022 Aquatics / Events / Legal / Sport /


Amnesty International urges FIFA to compensate Qatar’s World Cup 2022 migrant workers

Amnesty International has urged world football global governing body FIFA to fund a major compensation program for migrant workers who it says have suffered labour abuses in the…

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May 19, 2022 ByNigel Benton Events / Finance / Legal / Sport /


Singapore Police warn of resurgence of concert ticket scams

The return of live entertainment to Singapore’s has been accompanied by a return of ticketing scams for popular concert events. Singapore Police last week warned ticket buyers should…

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May 9, 2022 Entertainment / Legal / Security / Ticketing / Venues /


Citing ‘prolonged challenges’ of COVID, Evolution Wellness liquidates Fitness First’s Hong Kong operations

Fitness First is to close its eight clubs in Hong Kong, with liquidators appointed to wind up the business. With gyms in the administrative region having been closed since January…

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Mar 17, 2022 ByNigel Benton Billing / Finance / Fitness / Legal / Retail /



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